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Address: Canyonlands National Park, UT
Phone Number: 435-719-2313
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This area of Canyonlands has a few hiking trails and views of beautiful...

This area of Canyonlands has a few hiking trails and views of beautiful canyons.

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I was told be several people that if you have less than two days in Canyonlands do the Island in the Sky area- the Needles is too remote and not as family friendly when lugging... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was told be several people that if you have less than two days in Canyonlands do the Island in the Sky area- the Needles is too remote and not as family friendly when lugging around two travel weary kids. So we took their advice and did the basics here- the Grand View Point overlook is spectacular. Maybe not as... More 

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Thank Arminius1
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view was incredible. It was as beautiful as it was in picturess. There was one canyon inside and much wider canyon.

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Thank Paige C
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here several times, but never for an extended period of time because it is somewhat limited in terms of activities. What I enjoy about the Island in the Sky district is the intimacy and privacy one can experience. A relatively easy hike is out to Grandview Pt. (the actual point not the overlook from the parking lot) where... More 

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Thank GreggeryPeccary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whether you enjoy hiking or short walks to view points, this part of Canyonlands NP is your spot! The views are fabulous! In summer it can get really hot during daytime- bring enough water as there aren't many options to top up your water bottles... Well worth a visit!

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pls visit on a semi-hot day and clear sky you some of the great pictures you would need for your collection. Take the dirt bike from Moab and travel through the overall Hike.

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Thank Chris862014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did the mighty five. This was on the lists # 4 we could not get over being on a Mesa that high up spectacular landscapes area to pull over and look at the canyon it was a scenic 34 mile trip on this Mesa top

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Rigby, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This part of Canyonlands is probably my least favorite. But, I enjoy biking, hiking and 4X4 driving. To me you gotta get in it. However, I realize that not everyone enjoys that, or has the mobility to do that. For those less adventurous souls there's Island the Sky. If you can I advise going on the trails and getting off... More 

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Thank Carol B
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Island in the Sky was an easy half day driving excursion. Every viewpoint offered unique views. We arrived at 3 pm, so the lightning wouldn't be quite as harsh for photos and we stayed though sunset. Even though we mostly drove, at the elevation and with the heat, you do need to make sure you have plenty of water. You... More 

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Cary, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Saw arches and canyonlands national park. Both are beautiful you just marvel at the formations and canyons. Don't pass up those parks.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

I spent the second of my two days visiting Canyonlands at the section called Island in the sky, which lies north of the Colorado River and east of the Green River. My first day was in the Needles section, about which I have already submitted a review. This section of the park is much higher than the Needles. In fact,... More 

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